IFN-α16   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 4958

Synonyms: IFN alpha-16 | interferon alpha-16 | interferon alpha-WA
Immunopharmacology Ligand
Comment: IFN-α16 is a type I IFN.
Species: Human
Immunopharmacology Comments
IFN-α16 binds the IFN-α/β receptor (IFNAR), a dimeric receptor that consists of protein chains encoded by the IFNAR1 and IFNAR2 genes, and induces expression of proteins containing ISRE or GAS transcription elements.